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The purpose of BEST Futures is to help develop and spread sustainable* views, visions and values. We want to share our materials with you in a way that benefits everyone: you and your community as well as us and the many other people who have contributed to our work.

  *By sustainable we mean sustainable development: improving the quality of human life (and all life) while at the same time maintaining and improving the carrying capacity of the earth's biophysical systems.


As long as you follow these guidelines you may freely use, copy, and distribute our materials:

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(3) Our materials may not be used or quoted out of context or in any way that alters or distorts their original meaning.


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For more detailed information on using and distributing our materials, see the Creative Commons Licence below.



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